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The Under the Oaks teachers greet parents during a drive-through Mother’s Day celebration on Sunday. The recognition of school moms included handing out hand-picked bouquets from flowers grown at the school on Las Flores Canyon Road

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Malibuite Nili Leemon shared photos of a trip to Norway, where she had the opportunity to view the aurora borealis amid deep snow.  

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One-year-old Malibu pup Jilly couldn’t make it to the groomer because she’s in quarantine—we can relate. Owner Julie Krauss wrote, “I will offer t-shirts with her pic to raise money for Malibu Boys & Girls Club to support their food pantry.” Anyone interested in ordering a shirt to suppo…

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One-year-old Malibu pup Jilly couldn’t make it to the groomer because she’s in quarantine—we can relate. Owner Julie Krauss wrote, “I will offer t-shirts with her pic to raise money for Malibu Boys & Girls Club to support their food pantry.” Anyone interested in ordering a shirt to suppo…

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Malibu’s Gwen and Terry Lucoff celebrated an unconventional traditional Passover with their family this year during social distancing by joining together on a video chat. “It was wonderful,” Terry wrote, “and I encourage families to get together this way anytime they can.”

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Alejandra DeLuca celebrated her birthday earlier this month by sharing a day of virtual meditation and healing, including music and meditative sounds. DeLuca spent the day on her Malibu Meditation Instagram page connecting with her neighbors, friends and strangers in search of strength and comfort.

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Author Robert Kerbeck has been named a finalist for the Foreword Book of the Year Awards for his book, “Malibu Burning,” a chronicle of the Woolsey Fire. Kerbeck added the “support from our community continues to amaze” him, including words of praise from actor Sam Elliott. 

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Malibu author Kim Stanwood Terranova holds a launch and signing of her new book, “The Technology of Intention: Activating the Power of the Universe Within You,” at an event in early March at the Malibu Design Center. “It was a brilliant kick off,” Terranova wrote, and took place just weeks b…

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Bicyclists from West Hollywood take a break at Malibu’s Whole Foods on Saturday; they insisted they were socially distancing for their entire ride.

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Malibu’s chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held its monthly meeting in early March to gather supplies to distribute to the community. DAR members pictured, from left: Courtney Alexander, Barbara Casey, Beth Grimes, Ann De Martini, Ellen Kehr, Vicki Cooper, Anne Kaufma…

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The Malibu Optimist Club viewed the Rodin Sculpture exhibit at Pepperdine’s Weisman Museum on March 5. Museum curator Nancy Meyer gave club members an extensive tour of the sculptures on exhibit.

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As millions of Americans take the unprecedented step of transitioning to working from home for the next few weeks, that means more American dogs, cats, birds, bunnies, fish, turtles and other household pets are getting in on the 9 to 5 grind. And we’d love to meet them!

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Two subspecies of Oystercatchers—which use their long red bills to dig up various shellfish such as oysters, clams and other mollusks—were seen together recently at the Malibu Lagoon.

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LA Mayor Eric Garcetti expressed his thanks to Malibu’s Robert Kerbeck after Kerbeck published “Malibu Burning,” a book about the Woolsey Fire that has garnered praise from within and outside the Malibu community. Kerbeck made the announcement while announcing he was taking the book on the r…

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Malibu Association of Realtors recently donated funds to further the mission of TEP, Topanga Enrichment Program, as part of the Realtors’ mission to “support local organizations that promote educational programs within the community.” The donation will help support TEP’s work supporting supp…

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Malibu Middle and High School choir students traveled to Webster Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 14, to deliver Valentine grams to students there. Grams involved singing fun love songs and handing out sweet treats. The choir students also encouraged younger students to consider joining the…

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Pepperdine student Christy P Klotz, a country music singer/songwriter, has announced a new single, “Jesus Callin,” to be released Feb. 28 on all major music platforms. The song was written by Klotz as a “strong and gentle tribute” to her grandma’s life. Klotz, who earned her bachelor’s degre…

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Children’s Creative Workshop (CCW) preschoolers ages two to five years old took a “trip around the world” last month with a study of the seven continents. Students learned a song to remember the continents and then explored each of them with “music, food, language and art, singing all the wa…

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Local author Robert Kerbeck, whose 2019 book “Malibu Burning” has earned accolades locally and nationally, earned a 2019 Best of Los Angeles Award for best historical nonfiction of 2019. The award, presented by Mayor Pro Tem Mikke Pierson during a reception at V’s Restaurant, drew a local cr…

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Malibu’s home-grown radio station, 99.1 KBUU, enters its sixth year of transmitting this week by knocking off some major-market competition at the 70th Annual Golden Mike news excellence awards in Universal City.

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A new TV channel focusing on sustainability was just launched by Malibu local Brigitte Perreault. Ignyte TV, which is available on Roku, Amazon FireTV and Internet TV, will focus on educational programming about social and environmental issues. “Sustainability is arguably the most important …

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Our Lady of Malibu’s young track and field athletes take part in the Simi Valley High School all comers meet on Saturday, Feb. 1. The meet, open to anyone and everyone who wishes to take part, included OLM students as young as five years old (kindergartener James Whitworth). 

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The Agoura Animal Shelter is full of pets and animals looking for their forever homes, including this eight-year-old duo, Maya and Pablo, whose person passed away. Check out dogs, cats and more exotic pets at the shelter, open daily.

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MUSE School first graders sang “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” from “Toy Story” and offered a performance of “Yertle the Turtle” by Dr. Seuss during Culmination in January. Second graders performed “Gertrude McFuzz,” another Dr. Seuss classic.

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Our Lady of Malibu School sixth graders take part in a hands-on science activity to study how the movement of water and ice affects the planet’s topography. Students learned how glaciers affect erosion and used stream tables to learn about erosion and deposition.

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Malibu High School students make art on tote bags during a joint program put on by the Malibu High School Library and Malibu Library (part of the LA County library system) on Thursday, Jan. 23.

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Local Malibu artist Allois is preparing to show recent paintings at bG Gallery during the LA Art Show, running from Feb. 5-9, booth No. 825.

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Malibuite Cayley Stoker—girlfriend of local Brandon Jenner—prepared for the birth of their first children together (twins!) with a baby shower at Malibu West Swim Club last week. In attendance were more than 100 Malibu friends and family including Jenner’s parents Linda Thompson and Caitlyn …

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Inspired by early suffragists who worked to earn women the right to vote, the female mayors of four area cities—Calabasas, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and Malibu—have founded an action group called Women Mayors Advancing Community, coinciding with the recognition of 100 years since the 19…

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Malibu residents—including several notable celebrities—gathered on Sunday to discuss the Climate Emergency Fund, a local environmental action group working to raise money to fight climate change. Hosted by Aileen Getty, Rory Kennedy and Trevor Neilson, the event was attended by about 50 loca…

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Women of the Malibu branch of the Daughters of the American Revolution collected donations of laundry detergent and feminine hygiene products to donate to Rainbow Services domestic violence shelters. They supplied donations while meeting to conduct  genealogy research at the church of Latter…

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Our Lady of Malibu School celebrated the season with its annual Christmas Dinner & Program, featuring performances by OLM students including a nativity scene. The program was led by music teacher Mr. Trujillo and his band.

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Malibu resident Linda Kaye and Eric Mills (of Laguna Niguel) are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alena Kaye, to Alden Quartz. Former homecoming king and queen (2013), the future bride and groom attended Webster, Malibu Middle and Malibu High schools. An engagement party…

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Last Saturday night, following the screening of the film “Harriet,” the Malibu Film Society audience Q&A featured star Cynthia Erivo, nominated for best actress in a drama motion picture at this year’s Golden Globes, and Director Kasi Lemmons, who also co-wrote the screenplay. The 2019 A…

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California Wildlife Center (CWC) welcomes its first patient of 2020, a California Sea Lion pup that was rescued at Little Dume in Malibu. She was “dehydrated and underweight but feisty!” according to the CWC.

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Longtime Malibu local Lyon Herron (left) after asking his girlfriend, Danica Locker, to marry him in Kauai, Hawaii, in late December. She said yes!

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California Wildlife Center rehabilitated this red-tailed hawk (likely the victim of a vehicle collision) and it was cleared for release Dec. 19, just in time to be home for the holidays.

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Malibu Rotary Club presented contributions to local organizations in time for the holidays last week, with money going toward KBUU Radio and Malibu Sharks Surf Team. Earlier in the month, contributions were given to the Young Actors Project and Malibu Swim Club.

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Malibu Elementary students celebrated the season with a performance for parents and family earlier this month, including excerpts from “The Nutcracker” and festive singing.

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Dozens of Malibu dads gathered last Sunday, Dec. 15, at Ollie’s Duck and Dive for a beloved holiday tradition—the fourth annual Malibu Dads Holiday Get-Together. In addition to the annual festivities, this year, dads raised money for a local family that recently lost their home to a fire. Ev…

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Malibu Navy League is undertaking its annual charitable mission of providing toys for local underprivileged kids this year with a Toys for Tots toy drive at First Bank. The drive, which will go until late December, collects unwrapped toys for kids in the Los Angeles area whose families canno…

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Malibu locals celebrate the Christmas season at the Malibu Country Mart on Saturday, Dec. 14, featuring arts and crafts, caroling and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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Malibu locals Stephanie Joe and Jimmy Craig Smith recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 27 with a vow renewal at Our Lady of Malibu Catholic Church. The 11 a.m. Mass included a beautiful and moving homily from Fr. Matt Murphy. The couple credits the environment and commu…

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Local singer Trinity Rose, 16, a Malibu High School student, smiles with Mayor Pro Tem Mikke Piersson following her acoustic performance singing and playing the national anthem ahead of this year’s Malibu Half Marathon and 5K at Zuma Beach.

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Author William McClay speaks to members of the Malibu Daughters of the American Revolution about his book, “Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story,” during a recent meeting. McClay, a professor at Pepperdine University, also signed copies of the book. At the meeting, DAR mem…

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Malibu local and Council Member Jefferson “Zuma Jay” Wagner (left), dressed as “Burro” on Halloween, wheels around girlfriend Candace Brown during the Malibu Colony Halloween celebration last week.

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Children’s Creative Workshop Preschool—now housed at the former Juan Cabrillo Elementary School in western Malibu—reported they were “thriving” in their new location. Students recently visited local artist Ann Krasner and were inspired by her paintings.

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Maria D’Angelo of the Children’s Lifesaving Foundation accepts the “Kid’s Camp” Award from the Rite Aid Foundation for her efforts working with disadvantaged children in the Los Angeles area, during a ceremony at Malibu City Hall last week.

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